MINISTRIES & MISSIONS

 
 
Your Outreach Committee identifies a Ministry to focus on each month. They provide information through the web, newsletter and bulletins about how you can participate. To donate online, please see our GIVING page or place your contribution (make your check out to Anoka UMC) in an envelope found in the pews, or in your offering envelope, and mark it with the name of this month’s ministry. Thank you!

The Mujilia Falls Agricultural Project

The Ministry of the Month for December is Mujila Falls. Mujila Falls is located in Zambia, and their mission is “addressing hunger and poverty with sustainable agriculture and leadership training”.
 
If donate money to Mujila Falls, make sure cash or checks are marked “Ministry of the Month” or “Mujila Falls”. If you would like to make a gift in honor of someone, you can pick up a form and a card in the Community Room. Questions?
 
Contact Laura Hannah: director.ministries@anokaumc.org
Meals on Wheels
These are the weeks that Anoka United Methodist is responsible for delivering meals:
December 03-07, 2018 January 14-18, 2019
February 25-March 01, 2019 April 08-12, 2019 May 20-24, 2019                
Look for the sign-up sheet for drivers prior to that week by the church office or contact our coordinator, Liz Balabon 763.753.2244
UMCA supports these organizations both financially and through volunteerism:
(To learn more just click on the link of your area of interest.) 
 
 

ACBC: Local food shelf

Alexandra House: Providing emergency shelter for abused women in the area.

 Community Emergency Assistance Program: (CEAP) The local food shelf in Anoka.

Feed My Starving Children: Packing food for shipment to several developing countries.

The Sheridan Story: Offering food and assistance to Lincoln School families living close to the church.

Meals-On-Wheels: Delivery of meals to senior citizens.  Several weeks a year.

Red Cross Bloodmobile

Salvation Army bell ringers

Stepping Stones: Homeless shelter in Anoka

O. C. Ministries: Building and supplying UM-related classrooms, clinics and churches in Jamaica, Liberia and Sierra Leone.  Collections twice a year.  Work team trips once or twice a year.

United Methodist Committee On Relief: Disaster relief throughout the world. Local disaster relief teams as needed.

Paul Webster: United Methodist missionary in Zambia specializing in agriculture.

Sierra Leone Annual Conference of the UMC District Superintendent funding:  Providing assistance for effective church and district administration.

 

Worship Times     
     8:30 and 10:00 a.m.
Summer Hours   
     Memorial Day – Labor Day 9:30 a.m.
 
Sunday School   
 all ages at 10:00 a.m.
(September – May except holiday weekends)
 
Nursery Hours   
9:30 – 11:15 a.m.
If you need nursery care for 8:30 contact Dave Long, Coordinator of  Family Ministries